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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘herbal supplements’

Glucosamine Supplements: Possible Side Effects?

Whenever there is a new dietary supplement fad being raved about around the web or on health shows, many people become so fixated on the supposed benefits that they neglect to ask a very serious question: What are the possible side effects? Often those shopping for heavily buzzed about supplements assume that there are no side-effects or that if there …

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Study: Most Herbal Supplements Contain No Herbs

The New York Times noted a study last week from a Canadian research team claiming roughly three out of four herbal supplements contain little more than weeds or powdered rice. The research team used a test called DNA barcoding, which has previously been used to uncover fraudulent seafood labeling, on 44 bottles of herbal supplements from 12 companies they, upon …

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